Joshua Niemer

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How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

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Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

The Most Unique Natural Wonder in Each State

You don't have to travel far to find some truly magical landscapes.<p>Typical tourist destinations like theme parks and resort towns certainly have their charms, but sometimes, Mother Nature creates jaw-dropping attractions of her own. From caverns that feel like a cathedral to mesmerizing springs, …

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Are You Paying Too Much for Common Repairs?

Congratulations on buying your first house. Now, you have to learn how to keep it in good repair.<p>Most repairs are simple, inexpensive, and …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

Deltec Standard Home Kit | Prefabricated Home Kits

Standard Shell Includes<p>1. 2” x 6” x 8’ wall panels<br>2. Double 2” x 10” headers in all wall panels<br>3. 5/8” CDX plywood sheathing<br>4. Complete half scissor …

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Gorgeous Norwegian Eco-Friendly House Produces More Than 3 Times The Energy It Needs

It was designed to be 100% zero emission, and incorporates a ridiculous number of clever tricks and gadgets to truly make it a friend to the environment, according to The Daily Mail.<p>Norway's Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings and renowned international architecture firm Snøhetta teamed up …

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Top 10 Books About Food in 2014

Throughout 2014, Food Tank provided four seasonal lists of “must-read” books about all things food. From family recipes to discussions of climate …

Figures 'prove Scotland has enough wind farms already'

The Conservatives seize on a WWF Scotland analysis showing wind farms generated the equivalent of 98 per cent of Scotland's electricity needs last year as it emerges power companies were paid more than £53 million to switch off their turbines in 2014.<p>Nicola Sturgeon is under pressure to stop the …

10 National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

These lesser-known locales are just as breathtaking as Yellowstone and Yosemite

Take This Quick Financial Savvy Quiz

Retiring on time is no accident. It’s the work of long-term thinking and careful planning, whether you go about it on your own or hire an advisor to help out.<p>Even those who do hire advisors would be better served to understand the mechanics of saving and investing. Think you know a thing or two …

The Conservative Ideas The Koch Brothers Want To Sneak Into Schools

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction last week encouraged high school teachers to use a history curriculum drafted by a group funded …

How Solar Power Could Slay the Fossil Fuel Empire by 2030

A Stanford business professor predicts that today’s energy and automobile industries will be swept away in just over a decade by solar and wind power, and electric cars.<p>​In just 15 years, the world as we know it will have transformed forever. The ​age of oil, gas, coal and nuclear will be over. A …

Renewable Energy

EPA's Plan to Curb Carbon Pollution Can Save Billions

The news about the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants just got even better: the proposed …

The True Lesson Of Benghazi -How Craven GOP Politics Took Precedence Over National Security, The CIA and The GOP's Own Leadership

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (“HPSCI”)— chaired by vocal and frequent Obama critic, Republican Chairman Mike Rogers of Michigan—has de-classified and released its findings on what they conclude actually took place in the attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi.<p>The key …

Regulation Is Squeezing Out Potrepreneurs, Clearing the Road For Big Cannabis

As the legal marijuana industry tilts more toward deep-pocketed investors, can small businesses hang on?<p>For Julie Dooley, marijuana is a business and a cause.<p>A 46-year-old mother of three, Dooley is the cofounder and president of Julie’s Baked Goods, a purveyor of cannabis-infused snacks. She has …

GOP panel on Benghazi finds no Obama administration wrongdoing

The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a Republican-controlled House committee has found. Its report concluded that there was no wrongdoing by Obama administration officials.<p>Debunking a series of persistent …